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Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy with the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Sunday, December 28, 2008, 9 a.m.- noon. 2008/9.1

Chair: John Mulhern, University of Pennsylvania

  • Elliot Welch, University of Maine-Farmington, “Euthyphro 6E10-8A8: Two Interpretations”
  • Siobhan McLoughlin, University of New Mexico, “Gripping the Golden Cord: Freedom and Determinism in Plato’s Laws”
  • Myrna Gabbe, University of Dayton, “Theophrastus: The Key to Aristotle’s De Anima?”

Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy with the American Philological Association, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown: Saturday, January 10, 11:15-1:15. 2008/9.1

Chair: Kirk Sanders, University of Illinois

  • Anna Greco, University of Guelph, “Persuasion and Deception in Gorgias’ Encomium of Helen”
  • Tim Hyde, SUNY Stony Brook, “Reasonably Free: The Question of Slavery in Plato’s Kallipolis Revisited”
  • Mavis Biss, U. of Wisconsin Madison, “Aristotle on Friendship and Self-knowledge: The Friend Beyond the Mirror”

Meeting with the Central Division: February 18-21, 2009, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago. 2008/9.1

Chair: Fred Miller, Bowling Green State University

  • Elliot C. Welch, University of Maine at Farmington, “On the Property Identity Requirement in Socratic Definitions”
  • Anna Greco, University of Guelph, “The Principle of Specialization and the Philosopher-Rulers in Plato’s Republic”
  • Edward C. Halper, University of Georgia, “Aristotle’s Generic Being”

Meeting with the Pacific Division: April 8-12, 2009, The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, 2008/9.1  

Chair: Deborah Modrak, University of Rochester

  • Mason Marshall, Pepperdine University, “Democracy in Plato’s Republic: How Bad Is It Supposed to Be?”
  • Aimee Koeplin, Loyola Marymount University, “The Persuasive Force of Preambles in Plato’s Laws”
  • Ian Flora, University of Michigan, “Aristotle on [Part of] the Difference between Belief and Imagination.”


Submissions from 2009


Aristotle on Friendship and Self-Knowledge: The Friend Beyond the Mirror, Mavis Biss


Reasonably Free: The Question of Slavery in Plato’s Kallipolis Revisited, Tim Hyde